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Justice delayed

Justice delayed

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Disgraced former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov arrives at the Phnom

Penh Municipal Court on Monday. The trial was delayed because one of

Heng Pov's co-defendants did not have a lawyer. Heng Pov used the

occasion to plead for his funds to be unfrozen, saying it would enable

his children to restart school. he was arrested in 2006 after six

months of trying to find political asylum in a third country failed.

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